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216 results for CON

82 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sunday, February 18, 201884DAgainstElizabeth A. Long
Wednesday, January 17, 20182DOne side of a debateJules Markey
Tuesday, August 29, 201720AEvent name suffixAdam G. Perl
Monday, June 12, 201721DSee 13-DownDan Margolis
Sunday, June 26, 201697DDownsidePriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Thursday, March 17, 201643AMinusDavid Woolf
Tuesday, December 15, 201531DDupe (2)David Levinson Wilk
Wednesday, July 29, 201563AHoodwink (4)David J. Lieb
Monday, July 27, 20153DHoodwink (4)D. Scott Nichols and Zhouqin Burnikel
Monday, July 6, 201562DPro's opposite (6)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, April 12, 201597DDrawbackJeff Chen
Sunday, May 4, 2014122DBamboozle (9)Mary Lou Guizzo
Wednesday, April 23, 201458ACaller on a cell phone?David J. Kahn
Saturday, April 12, 201455AFleeceMel Rosen
Monday, February 10, 201463DSwindle (5)C. W. Stewart
Sunday, February 2, 201467ADupe (2)Dick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Friday, December 27, 201361DBilkIan Livengood & J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Thursday, November 21, 20131APen denizenJules P. Markey
Saturday, November 16, 201349AAntiDavid Steinberg
Monday, April 1, 201341DFoolGary J. Whitehead
Thursday, February 28, 20137ASee 1-AcrossJoe Krozel
Monday, October 22, 201244APro's opposite (6)Joel Fagliano
Monday, August 13, 201237DJailbird (5)Gareth Bain
Monday, August 6, 201235DPro's opposite (6)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, May 2, 201210DReason not to do somethingPaula Gamache
Sunday, February 5, 201234ASwindle (5)Charles M. Deber
Friday, August 26, 201126AYardbird (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Saturday, May 28, 201159DOne found in a penDavid Quarfoot
Monday, August 2, 201029ASwindle (5)Diane Baker van Hoff
Friday, April 30, 201022ANonpro?Natan Last
Tuesday, March 16, 201039ABamboozle (9)Paula Gamache
Sunday, September 27, 200982DFlimflamPatrick Berry
Friday, July 10, 20099DSide opposite 30-DownJoe Krozel
Monday, September 22, 200849DScam (2)Peter A. Collins
Wednesday, March 5, 200865AStingSteven Ginzburg
Monday, December 31, 200741ABamboozle (9)Lynn Lempel
Monday, October 8, 200756DBamboozle (9)Steve Kahn
Friday, June 15, 200762DYardbird (3)Nancy Joline
Monday, February 19, 200735DPro's opposite (6)Andrea C. Michaels
Thursday, February 15, 200729DHoodwink (4)Elizabeth Rehfeld
Sunday, June 11, 200697DShell gameMaxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Sunday, March 26, 2006112DYardbird (3)Patrick Berry
Tuesday, January 17, 200642ABamboozle (9)Nancy Salomon
Thursday, November 24, 200512DSwindle (5)Michael Shteyman
Monday, August 15, 200534DVoting "nay"Lynn Lempel
Sunday, June 5, 20051APen fillerPatrick Merrell
Saturday, April 16, 200528APro's opposite (6)Gary Steinmehl
Tuesday, May 11, 200443DBamboozle (9)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, October 8, 200338AOne side of an issuePeter Sarrett
Monday, August 18, 200367DJailbird (5)Ed Early
Thursday, June 12, 200363ATime serverPatrick Merrell
Thursday, February 6, 200336DBunko gameManny Nosowsky
Sunday, December 8, 200240AOne in a penPeter Gordon
Wednesday, August 21, 200238DBamboozle (9)Joel Kaplow
Sunday, May 5, 200273AOne kept in the coolerPatrick Berry
Thursday, November 22, 200123ASpecialty of some artistsRichard Silvestri
Friday, August 31, 200133DTake in (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, July 24, 200110DHoodwink (4)Gayle Dean
Wednesday, July 4, 200146DJailbird (5)John Beck
Saturday, January 20, 200148AAnti body?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, November 13, 200010DPrisonerPeter Gordon
Saturday, October 14, 200019ARuseRich Norris
Sunday, July 16, 200011DJailbird (5)David J. Kahn
Thursday, June 22, 200037AOpposingRobert B. Baker
Wednesday, February 9, 20007DBamboozle (9)Charles E. Gersch
Monday, October 25, 199919APro's opposite (6)Philip Lew
Monday, February 1, 199948DJailbird (5)Dorothy Smitonick
Wednesday, September 23, 199824ATake in (2)Michael S. Maurer
Friday, June 26, 19984DCell sojournerFrank Longo
Sunday, May 24, 199856DBamboozle (9)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, February 17, 199822DSwindle (5)Mark Elliot Skolsky
Tuesday, January 6, 199827ASing Sing inhabitantEd Early
Sunday, April 6, 199723DTrickRich Norris
Wednesday, December 18, 19969DDebate sideM. W. Perry
Sunday, December 1, 1996100DPersuade by trickeryD. J. Kahn
Tuesday, June 4, 19968DKind of artistE. Early
Friday, June 23, 199532DJailer's chargeManny Nosowsky
Friday, December 2, 199425DHornswoggleBob Klahn
Wednesday, November 2, 199448AOne in the coolerHarvey Estes
Sunday, October 9, 1994101A_____ amore (with love)Bryant White
Friday, October 7, 19945DSnookerBryant White
Sunday, March 13, 199457AScam (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline

1 result for CON from Variety puzzles.

March 27, 2005diagramless51ASee blurbMichael Shteyman

133 results for CON from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, July 9, 199332DDeceiveTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, February 16, 199325APro's oppositeAlfio MicciMaleska
Wednesday, September 2, 19925DPro's foeWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Sunday, August 16, 199280DScan or scamIrene SmullyanMaleska
Monday, August 3, 199258DNot proMary S. SnyderMaleska
Saturday, December 8, 19906DPro's oppositeNancy JolineMaleska
Sunday, November 11, 1990114DTemporary beginnerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, March 4, 199083AJailbirdJim BernhardMaleska
Sunday, January 14, 19906DEmulate Peter FunkKay SullivanMaleska
Sunday, October 29, 198938DKind of artistAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, June 25, 198977DSwindleJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, May 29, 198936DSlammer occupantFred TooleMaleska
Saturday, May 27, 198934DPokey personStanley NewmanMaleska
Thursday, March 30, 198940APro's partnerMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Thursday, December 29, 198824DPro's oppositeAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, July 18, 198844DPro's antithesisVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Wednesday, July 13, 198837DSwindleChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, May 9, 198840ANot proFrances HansenMaleska
Friday, April 1, 198863DSlammer occupantAlfio MicciMaleska
Saturday, July 11, 198724DKind of gameEdward BobbMaleska
Tuesday, June 2, 198738ASwindleEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, April 18, 198744A___ amoreDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Wednesday, February 18, 198749AType of game or manKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, January 13, 198756ASwindleJames R. BurnsMaleska
Thursday, January 8, 198736DPeruseIrene SmullyanMaleska
Wednesday, July 23, 198645APro's oppositeShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, June 18, 198641DSlammer occupantPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sunday, May 25, 19867DKind of artistCorinne J. NadenMaleska
Wednesday, September 18, 198530DJailbirdJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
Saturday, June 1, 198549APro's oppositeEli WesoffMaleska
Tuesday, May 14, 198545AOne in the jugTangrediMaleska
Friday, March 1, 198542AJailbirdRobert KatzMaleska
Thursday, September 13, 19841DSwindleEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, March 25, 198321DFlimflamJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sunday, March 20, 198336AAntiJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Sunday, March 13, 1983106DSwindleEdward MarcheseMaleska
Thursday, August 5, 198234DSwindleRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Monday, August 2, 198240AAgainstWhittenMaleska
Thursday, September 17, 19819ASlammer occupantEli WesoffMaleska
Tuesday, July 22, 198049AKind of gameBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sunday, November 25, 197955AJailbirdAlex F. BlackMaleska
Tuesday, July 24, 19799DSwindleHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, July 1, 197978DAgainstAnne FoxMaleska
Wednesday, February 7, 197946DDebate sideC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, February 3, 197939DOne in stirVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sunday, July 30, 197819DStudyJordan S. LasherMaleska
Monday, May 8, 197831APrefix with firm and formJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, December 12, 197750ASwindleMarie WestMaleska
Friday, November 11, 19777DPro's oppositeBetty DuffyMaleska
Friday, September 2, 197765AAgainstStephen Rosskamm ShalomMaleska
Friday, May 20, 197736APeruseJean ReedMaleska
Sunday, May 15, 197783ASwindleMaria G. RiceMaleska
Monday, May 9, 19777DSwindleEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, November 16, 197647AAgainstWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, January 6, 197639ASwindleDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sunday, October 26, 197576ASwindleEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Friday, June 13, 197549ASwindleLita M. ElversWeng
Tuesday, June 3, 197530DSwindleVirginia ButlerWeng
Monday, November 11, 19748DHoodwinkEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Friday, August 30, 197436ASwindleJoan DeRossoWeng
Monday, April 22, 197450AInmate's pen palThomas SheehanWeng
Saturday, April 6, 197438AOpposedHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Thursday, January 10, 197424DCheatVirginia ButlerWeng
Saturday, October 20, 197332DPro's partnerUnknownWeng
Friday, October 6, 197215ASwindleUnknownWeng
Thursday, September 14, 197259DAntiUnknownWeng
Friday, September 1, 197230DCheatUnknownWeng
Thursday, March 2, 197258ASwindleUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 29, 1971145DHoodwinkJohn WilligWeng
Saturday, June 19, 197124ANot proUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 27, 197033DSwindleKeith BlakeWeng
Sunday, January 11, 197036AWith: It.Joseph LaFauciWeng
Sunday, October 5, 196941DAgainstEmanuel BergWeng
Sunday, September 28, 196985AAgainstEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Thursday, July 17, 19694DSteer.Jeffrey WechslerWeng
Friday, December 6, 196857DAgainst.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 30, 196841AAgainst.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 19, 196899DAgainst.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, September 27, 196765DAgainst.Philip BlairFarrar
Tuesday, March 14, 196731APeruse.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Sunday, January 8, 196751DKind of game.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, August 8, 196564AStudy.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, July 5, 196539DIn opposition.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 14, 196562DIn opposition.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 4, 196536AOpposing vote.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 28, 196599DStudy closely.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, July 16, 196441DStudy.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, July 12, 196445DWith: It.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Friday, April 24, 196456APore over.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 24, 1963117D___ amore.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, July 4, 196354AIn opposition.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 3, 196363D___ amore.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 10, 196242AAgainst.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 27, 196132DPeruse.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 24, 196131AStudy.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, August 1, 196134AStudy.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 21, 196144DPeruse.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 26, 196145AAgainst.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 4, 196132DStudy carefully.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 11, 196142AAgainst.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 2, 196160APeruse carefully.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 26, 196153DA vote in opposition.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 23, 196063DStudy.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 14, 196047APeruse carefullyLouise EarnestFarrar
Saturday, May 7, 196032APro's opposite.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 8, 1959100DStudy.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, October 11, 195933A___ amore.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, June 23, 195945DIn opposition.Louise RabbFarrar
Monday, October 27, 195836AAgainst.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, April 13, 195890AChili ___ carne.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, November 15, 195732DPeruse.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 195734AStudy.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sunday, April 21, 1957119D___ amore.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thursday, February 7, 195743DIn opposition.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, January 4, 195729DAgainst.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, December 2, 195676AWith: Ital.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sunday, November 11, 195631AAgainst.Walt ClarkFarrar
Thursday, May 10, 195624APro's opposite.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, February 12, 195643DAgainst.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, February 15, 195520AStudy.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Thursday, February 3, 195525ALearn.Fletcher CoatesFarrar
Thursday, January 27, 195545APro's opposite.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, January 16, 195593AGap between peaks.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wednesday, June 23, 195424AAgainst.M. S. ManningFarrar
Monday, July 13, 195357DStudy or peruse.Bernice GordonFarrar
Friday, May 29, 195351AChili ___ carne.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 12, 195261AAgainst.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, June 7, 195255DScan with care.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 18, 195224AThe argument against.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 6, 195149ADirect the steering of a ship.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 25, 19495DRead.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, November 7, 194882DStudy.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, May 24, 194284DAgainst.Charles CrossFarrar